Males of the Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday have arrested three male group leaders for lynching a suspected burglar to loss of life on the Ikotun space of the state.
The lads apprehended, Sakariyau Biliaminu, John Adeyemi and Gabriel Ajayi, killed their sufferer having caught him after breaking into the room of 1 Mrs Adeyemi Opeyemi within the space.
This was contained in a press release launched by the Command’s spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi, and made accessible to SaharaReporters on Thursday.
Adejobi within the assertion reiterated that the Commissioner of Police frowns on jungle justice and that those that are keen on taking the regulation into their very own fingers is not going to go unpunished.
“The police operatives hooked up to Ikotun Division of the command, on Wednesday seventh April, 2021, arrested three (3) group leaders of Ikotun space of Lagos State for lynching a suspected burglar.
“The burglar had gained entrance into the room of 1 Mrs Adeyemi Opeyemi, f, of No 2, Asalu Bus Cease, off Abaranje Street, Ikotun, Lagos in an try to rob her however she raised the alarm and the burglar escaped into the road the place some members of the group apprehended and beat him to loss of life.
“The group leaders arrested embrace Sakariyau Biliaminu, m, 66, John Adeyemi, m, 77 and Gabriel Ajayi, m, 55. These suspects have some inquiries to reply pertaining to the killing of the suspect.
“The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem, has condemned the act of jungle justice meted out to the suspect and vowed to kick in opposition to such within the state as it’s turning into rampant and such is inimical to our collective efforts to enhance on the Legal Justice System of Lagos State,” the assertion revealed.
In the same vein, the police on Tuesday nabbed twelve suspected visitors robbers close to common Alaba market and retrieved harmful weapons from them.
“Equally, the police operatives hooked up to Ojo Division of the command, in furtherance of the directive of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, to go after visitors robbers within the state, on sixth April, 2021, arrested three (3) suspected visitors robbers specifically Bashiru Ammo, m, 19, Ibrahim Mohammed, m, 23, Arinze Victor, m, 19, all of Alaba Rago Market, Ojo-Lagos for attacking harmless commuters in Ojo space.
“As a follow-up to a police investigation, different suspected receivers to the visitors robbers have been arrested on seventh April, 2021. They’re Bello Jafaru, m, 20; Nuru Abdullahi, m, 23; Nafiu Saray, m, 21 and Bashiru Mohammed, m, 19, all of Kasuwan-Dare Alaba Rago, Ojo, Lagos. The suspects have confessed to the crime of attacking and dispossessing commuters and harmless Lagosians of their belongings alongside Ojo-Iba Street.
“As well as, in the course of the course of an investigation, one Fortunate Gurube, m, 19, of no fastened tackle, was arrested. He confessed to being a pickpocket who has been choosing peoples telephones alongside Iyana Iba, Ojo, Lagos.
“Once more, the policemen hooked up to Ojo Division, on seventh April, 2021, at about 3.30am, in one other operation, nabbed a set of suspected visitors robbers, at the side of some members of the Alaba Rago Market, Ojo, alongside Iyana Iba to PPL, Space of Lagos.
“The suspects are Mathew Christopher,m, 25, Babangida Umoru, m, 25, Babangida Abdullahi, m, 19, all of no fastened addresss. They have been arrested with some weapons like knives, cutlasses, damaged bottles and different offensive weapons. They’ve all confessed to the crime.
“In the identical vein, the operatives hooked up to Ikeja Division of the command on fifth April, 2021 at about 12. 15 am, accosted three (3) suspected armed robbers on a motorbike alongside Awolowo Manner, Ikeja, and arrested considered one of them whereas others fled.
“The suspect, Malik Abdullahi, m, was arrested in possession of 1 locally-made single barrel gun with assorted charms. He’s serving to the police to get the fleeing suspects in any respect value.
“The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that each one the suspects be transferred to the State Legal Investigation Division, Panti, Yaba, for correct investigation and doable prosecution because the command will depart no stone unturned in eliminating crimes and criminality within the state.
“The police boss nevertheless charged officers and males of the command to be extra proactive to safety points round their areas of accountability within the state, as they’re anticipated to use accessible sources inside their attain, together with strong intelligence, group policing idea and public relations to police their areas,” the assertion concluded.